Vascular and Interventional Radiology Division
The division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology is staffed by Herlen Alencar, MD, Division Head. The division offers an ACGME approved fellowship accepting one fellow per year. Supporting active organ transplant, vascular, pulmonary and trauma services, as well as acting as the interventional vascular referral center for the network of hospitals and affiliated hospitals, the division performs more than 2,000 vascular (pulmonary angiogram, TIPS, stents, PTA, embolization therapy, IVC filter placement, thrombolytic therapy, digital angiography), urologic, biliary and gastrointestinal diagnostic procedures annually. Pre-procedure work-up, graduated hands-on experience, and post-procedure follow-up of patients are part of the residents' and fellows' responsibilities.